Articles from the May 31, 2017 edition
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Law Enforcement Brief
It was a quiet weekend for local law enforcement. The Valley County Sheriff’s Office reported that over graduation weekend their concern is usually fatalities and there were none reported. The Glasgow Police Department also wants to remind pet... Full story
Special Election Goes to Gianforte
Despite being embattled by an alleged assault involving a member of the press, Bozeman entrepreneur Greg Gianforte won Montana’s sole U.S. House of Representatives seat in the May 25 special election. Facing opponents Democrat Rob Quist and... Full story
Vietnam Vets Honored at Memorial Day Service
Approximately 25 Vietnam-era veterans were honored with pins at the VFW and American Legion's Memorial Day ceremony May 29. Servicemen with dates of service ranging from Feb. 1961 to May 1975 were... Full story
'Tour de Prairie' Adds to Global Bike Travel Weekend
On June 4, Glasgow area cycling enthusiasts will participate in a global event designed to encourage traveling by bicycle and spending the night at a campground, park, hotel, bed and breakfast, hostel, friend’s house or backyard. Bike Travel... Full story
FPST Presents 'Arsenic and Old Lace'
The Fort Peck Summer Theater will open their 48th annual season with Joseph Kesselring’s Arsenic and Old Lace. Directed by Heather Adams (director and choreographer of FPST hits Mary Poppins, Always, Patsy Cline, A Grand Night for Singing and The... Full story
GCCL Starts Up Summer Reading Program
Readers ages 0-12 will explore the theme ‘Build a Better World’ during the summer reading program this summer at the Glasgow City-County Library. Not only does the summer reading program enhance and improve children’s reading proficiency, but... Full story
A lot of road construction projects across the county are now one step closer to being accomplished after this week’s discussion and decision meeting at the Valley County Commissioners' office. The first project that the commissioners gave the... Full story
Glasgow's graduating senior Grant Morken, front, receives a handshake from his younger brother, Brock Ciafardone, as Nicholas Andersyn follows behind. The now-graduated seniors participated in a... Full story
Annual Summer Camp Sign-Ups Available
The Children’s Museum of Northeast Montana is hosting their annual summer camp program this year throughout the month of June. There will be four different camps, with each camp lasting a week. The sessions start at 9 a.m. and end at noon. This... Full story
Wrestling with Gianforte
It’s time to clear the air. Protocol was broken; there are rules for suplexing journalists. It must be done within the bounds of self-defense and even then it must be done using strict caution and measured judgement. Last week, on the eve of the...
The Words We Sing
I first heard the song Hometown Girl, by Josh Turner, on hour 12.5 of my 14 hour drive back to college after spring break. I was inching my way through the boondocks of southern Minnesota in a freak spring snowstorm, trying not to die, and...
Falling on Black Days
It’s been one week and one day. My initial shock hearing that Chris Cornell died quickly moved to terror the next day when I heard it, he had committed suicide. Suicide? My stomach reeled. Chris Cornell’s band, Soundgarden, had been a favorite...
Violence is the Answer?
The night before the special election, as the news broke of Gianforte losing his temper, a friend posted a report on social media by rawstory.com, titled ‘Reporter decked by Montana candidate Greg Gianforte was just hauled off in an ambulance....
From Valley Dems:
From Valley Dems: On the heels of Gianforte's act of violence, the vandalizing of a Rob Quist sign in a private yard seems unremarkable. The sign was pulled and destroyed and left. Left as a threat? Felt like it to the homeowner. Small acts excused...
Virginia W. Plouffe
Virginia W. (Smith) Plouffe, age 94, of Wolf Point, Mont., passed away on Thursday, May 25, 2017, at Frances Mahon Deaconess Hospital in Glasgow, Mont. She was born Aug. 21, 1922, 54 miles north of... Full story
Tasha Marie Rush
Tasha Marie Rush, age 25, died in Great Falls, Mont. Cremation has taken place. The O'Connor Funeral Home in Great Falls assisted in the arrangements. She will be buried with her grandmother in the... Full story
Services for Richard 'Dick' F. Rohde
Services will be held for Richard “Dick” Rohde on Friday, June 9, at 2 p.m., at Glasgow Evangelical Church. Burial will follow. He passed away Dec. 14, 2016, at the age of 89 in Glasgow.... Full story
Calendar of Upcoming Events in the Area
THURSDAY – JUNE 1 Early registration available for the Glasgow City-County Library Summer Reading Program at www.glasgowlibrary.org 9:30 a.m. - The Nashua Community is invited to the Ladies’ Coffee Hour every Thursday at the Nashua Senior... Full story
Scottie Tracksters End Season at State Meet
The Scottie track and field squad were in Butte for the Class AA and B meet on May 25, 26 and 27. The Scotties left town at 6 a.m. Thursday morning and reached their destination just before 3 p.m.... Full story
Lady Scotties Fall to Mission at State Softball Tourney
Expectations for the Scottie Softball team were high. The girls practically sailed through their regular season with most of their games ending in mercy rule scores. They traveled to Frenchtown for... Full story
State Class C Track and Field Competition Held in Laurel
Area Class C athletes competed in their final meet of the season May 26 and 27 in Laurel. The meet was originally scheduled to be held in Missoula, but was moved to Laurel following concerns that the... Full story
Road Work Planned for this Week
The City of Glasgow recently announced various projects scheduled to utilize $395,200 in funds earmarked for road improvements. The projects are starting this week with some areas receiving payment overlay and in other areas the road will be removed... Full story